Syleena Johnson is the daughter of ’60s R&B singer Syl Johnson and Brenda Thompson, America’s first black female police commissioner. She got an early start in music and was influenced by powerful soul singers such as Aretha Franklin, Al Green and Mavis Staples. Syleena is not only a singer, but she is also a plus-sized model and has worked for Ashley Stewart. She has released five albums, including a greatest hits collection. Enjoy!
Also check out “Shoo Fly” from Syleena’s album Chapter 4: Labor Pains.